London River Scene

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 988020

Category Paintings
Date 1800 - 1899
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements
Place of origin
Collection Arlington Court, Devon
On show at Arlington Court, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, London River Scene, British (English) School, 19th century. An rectangular-framed oval view of several rows of ships and boats moored up at the end of the day, presumably in a harbour on the River Thames. Two river barges with figures occupy the right foreground and a third at the left, carrying two men and cargo, sails towards a large ship with open sails and a blue ensign in the right middleground. The black smoke of a steam ship rises up against the horizon where the sun is setting in the sky.

Provenance

Mrs C.E. Richardson, Sidmouth, Devon, 1979.

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Record Status

Enhanced

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